Jake Parker, Inktober Founder: You Need Skill, Connection and Luck

Jake Parker is a comics short-story creator, concept artist, illustrator, and animator. His movie credits include Epic, Rio, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Horton Hears a Who!, and Titan A.E.

Jake’s done work for Blue Sky Studios, Google, Marvel, Disney Animation, and Warner Bros Animation.

Additionally, he is the founder of Inktober, the popular yearly celebration of ink drawing which he started since October 2009. Since then, over 100,000 inked images have been tweeted.

Jake was in Singapore courtesy of LASALLE College of the Arts, jointly with NTUC.

Jake took the time to sit with us and share a little bit about himself, life as an artist and what it takes to make it in the industry before his scheduled presentation.

Check out Jake’s work on www.MRJAKEPARKER.com.